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road watch. some central iowans are waking up to slick streets this morning. we're live where traffic could get messy... plus when a winter warm-up will wipe travel troubles away. roads in ames got an unexpected wet down yesterday. hear why it has one homeowner upset with the city today. and what people there should do before turning on the faucet this morning. the death of a rocker with iowa ties is back in question. how locals are getting a special chance to see who may really be to blame for it all. it's tuesday, february 16th. today
a vehicle led officers on a chase that reached speeds as high as 60 on city streets and 100 mph on the interstate. the driver eventually crashed at e 21st and university. they were arrested soon after. just minutes later... a chase lit up des moines' west side. this one started on 24th... the driver eventually got out of their car and started running. officers caught up to them just a short while later in a garage in the 2400 block of prospect. they took one person into custody. we're learning more this morning about a deadly weekend shooting involving urbandale police. it happened early saturday at the "holiday inn" on merle hay road. officers were responding to a drug complaint, when a fight broke out in the lobby. officials say 29 year old ali yahia, of des moines, was the
firing a gun. police returned fire and killed him. no one else was hurt. the officers involved are jeff casey, anthony brooks, and justice weaver. they're on paid administrative leave while their colleagues investigate. some people in ames have some major cleaning up to do today... "it was coming into the back door, the laundry, the kitchen, part of the living room, the garage." a water main break yesterday had water surrounding marsha osting's home. it happened on 12th street between clark and wilson avenue. crews had to shut down several streets... but an estimated one million gallons flowed out before they were able to bring it all to a stop. now osting says the city is asking her to pay for the damage. "lady from the city told me to call service master and get them here to clean it up and then she came back in and said the city isn't necessarily going
act of god." the city's risk manager will look into the damage today... meanwhile residents may see rusty water, but officials say it is not harmful. they're asking people to run cold water for several minutes until it's clear to avoid laundry stains or pulling rust into your water heater. the iowa supreme court is taking up the case of a former rock star... former slipknot member paul gray died back in 2010 of a drug overdose. his family claims his doctor -- daniel baldi -- is to blame for over prescribing the painkillers that killed him -- and sued for wrongful death. a lower court cleared baldi of wrongdoing ... but gray's family appealed to the supreme court. tonight the iowa supreme court will hear arguments in a special open evening session. we're tracking a slick morning commute today in parts of central iowa. in nevada, rain has turned to ice.
of huge grammy performances is still circling this morning. but there's one act that's getting the most buzz... let's take a listen... :07 - :17 just for one day... just for one day spin the talk surrounding this tribute is huge... lady gaga honored the late david bowie at last night's 58th annual grammy awards... aside from explosive applause, her performance is raking in tons of
saying she nailed it, others not as excited, saying she stole the focus. either way, the audience seemed to like it. they respond with a standing - o. :00 - :10 and the grammy goes to ... uptown funk another moment that has us perplexed this morning... bruno mars seems to predict the future... calling his record of the year win before beyonce can say it. the other big winners: kendrick lamar and taylor swift. kendrick picked up 5 -- the most of the night. and taylor swift won 3 including album of the year. the win makes her the first emale to ever win album of the year twice. meanwhile, best new artist went to megan trainor. local iowa band slipknot was nominated for two awards, but they didn't bring any home.
familiar. a man in spain is now out of job... after he failed to show up to work for six years. he was supposed to be managing a water waste treatment plant, but no one ever checked up on him. get this... the only reason he got caught: his bosses were going to give him an award for loyal service. no happy ending here though... the master hookie player now has to pay back around 30-thousand dollars in wages. this could very well be some of you today.... trash day proved especially difficult for this man in the u-k. an icy driveway had him slipping and sliding all over the place.... trying to get the can out for pickup. after a couple minutes... he finally gives up and makes it to the
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road watch. some central iowans are waking up to slick streets this morning. we're live where traffic could get messy... plus when a winter warm-up will wipe travel troubles away. hundreds of iowa grade schoolers will head back to class just as summer temps arrive. the governor's plan that gives them no choice, but to take a repeat year. and just how many schools are already on board. big check. that's what donald trump is sending to the metro. we'll tell you what it's for... and who will benefit from the money. it's tuesday, february 16th. today
i-80/35 @ westown parkway i-80/35 @ ne 22nd first on 13... the morning commute is off to a slick start for some this morning. today's rain ice mix follows weeks of what state patrol is calling the worst stretch of road conditions they've seen in years.... channel 13's josh nguyen joins us now live with a trooper who has seen it all.
a vehicle led officers on a chase that reached speeds as high as 60 on city streets and 100 mph on the interstate. the driver -- michael jones -- eventually crashed at e 21st and university. jones now faces drug related charges and eluding. just minutes later... a chase lit up des moines' west side. this one started on 24th... the driver eventually got out of their car and started running. officers caught up to 18-year-old kairon williams just a short while later in a garage in the 2400 block of prospect. he's now also char eluding in addition to burglary and interference. an iowa state bus driver says he shouldn't be blamed for a fatal hit and run. ben clague was driving the bus that police say hit and killed i-s-u freshman emmalee jacobs. yesterday he plead not guilty to a charge of leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death. police say bus surveillance
after the accident, check for damage, and continue on his route. clague will be back in court for a preliminary hearing on march 22nd. his trial is scheduled for april 5th. the political feud over who should get to pick a replacement for supreme court justice antonin scalia continues this morning... presidential candidate :09-:14"talk about cowardice! talk about obstructionism!" presidential candidate :29-:34"the people of this country should send a very clear message: that is not the way our constitution works." the comments were flying on the campaign trail yesterday. democrats are pushing back hard at republicans' refusal to give president obama's supreme court nominee a vote. meanwhile g-o-p candidates insist the choice should not be up to president obama. they argue even if an obama nominee is confirmed, it could be too late to have any impact this term. republican donald trump is
last week des moines' central iowa shelter and services got a check in the mail for 100-thousand dollars. it was signed from the donald trump foundation. staff say they were surprised and a little confused. the donation comes as a result of trump's veteran's fundraiser he held last month in place of attending the republican debate. hundreds of iowa students could be forced to retake third grade... starting next year.. third grade students who can't read at grade level could be held back. that would include 25-percent of iowa third graders according to test results from the last school year. this summer... the branstad administration is launching a pilot reading program to help students who are behind. about 40-school districts have already signed up... at this point the des moines school district is not taking part . a pair of ice fisherman are proving being in the right place
right time can be life-saving. after hearing a cry for help, the fishermen sprang into action, risking their lives to save a photographer that fell through the ice. it all happened sunday morning at lake ahquabi. with nothing but a rope and a canoe... the fishermen made their way towards the man. 18:56:11--26 'i was able to tie the rope around his body, i got it under both arms, tied it off around his chest and was able to back away from the boat and pull him up as far as i could. hindsight now i think i kept getting snagged on his camera.' the fishermen call the whole thing a "humbling experience" and say they think anyone else would've
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state troopers say this stretch has consistently been an issue over the past few weeks. meanwhile, the metro is seeing less problems. some slick spots remain, mainly in untreated areas. two men are now in custody after leading des moines police on two separate chases overnight... the two happened just minutes apart. the first... on des moines east side... reached speeds of 100 mph on the interstate. it ended at e 21st and university with a crash. just minutes later... a chase began on des moines' west side. this ended when the driver got out and started running. officers caught up to the man just a short while later in a garage. people in eagle grove are responding this morning to news of an apparent shoot-out. sandy 13:26:39 this is a small town. everybody gets along. everybody knows everybody. i was really surprised. 50 it happened in front of this apartment building around eight
night. police say two people were shot... one they're calling the victim.. the other the suspect. investigators are not saying if the two shot each other.. or if one shot the other and himself. police say neither person is from eagle grove, both are now hospitalized in des moines in critical condition. the iowa supreme court is taking up the case of a former rock star... former slipknot member paul gray died back in 2010 of a drug overdose. his family claims his doctor -- daniel baldi -- is to blame for over prescribing the painkillers that killed him -- and sued for wrongful death. a lower court cleared baldi of wrongdoing ... but gray's family appealed to the supreme court. tonight the iowa supreme court will
the iowa women attempt to finish what the men started this weekend... they take the gophers all the way to the buzzer last night at carver. bluder's iowa bunch is in the lead late. gophers down 1, 19 seconds to to play. rachel banham to jessie edwards... gophers lead, 75-74. iowa answers. ally disterhoft all the way to rack. count it. hawks lead 76-75. minnesota time for one shot, banham for three... got it! and that's the game winner. gophers edge the hawkeyes, 78-76. coach fran mccaffrey has jarrod uttoff to thank for his take down of the gophers. he had a deep three he was scoring in a variety of ways... got to the free throw line and i was really proud of him. sunday, the gophers led iowa
good morning. winter wallop. nearly 50 million americans waking up to a sloppy commute. a massive storm sweeping across at least 17 states, from north carolina to new england. and spawns a tornado outbreak across the south. a 94-year-old woman trapped inside her home. >> hallelujah! >> first responders and volunteers form a human chain to pull the woman from the debris. ultimatum. donald trump now threatening to sue ted cruz if the senator doesn't stop running attack ads. >> ted is an unstable guy. i've never, ever met a person that lies more than ted cruz.